Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Ahmed Elmarakby

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)


The Graduate School

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology


I have long lasting experience on addressing how to protect kidney against pathophysiological changes of diabetes and hypertension. I have been really interested on addressing the role of oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of renal injury.

  • (706) 721-2748
  • (706) 721-6252
  • CL 2126


  • Ph.D., Pharmacology Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • MS, Pharmacology Mansoura University, 1998

  • BS, Pharmacy Mansoura University, 1993


  • Board Certified Pharmacist in the United States Georgia, 2006

  • Board Certified Pharmacist Egypt , 1993

Awards & Honors

  • Best poster award Winter Eicosanoid meeitng , 2018

  • Travel Award Winter Eicosanoid meeting, 2018

  • New Investigator Travel Award, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research Conference, New Orleans 2013 American Heart Association, 2013

  • Water and Electrolyte Young Investigator Award Experimental Biology Meeting, 2011

  • Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference New Investigator Award 62nd High Blood Pressure Research Conference, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OBMP 5001

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • OBMP 5003

    Special Topics in Oral Biology
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • OBMP 9010

    Grad Oral Bio Seminar
  • OBPR 9010

    Graduate Oral Biology Seminar
  • DBIO 5002

    Molecular Bio Craniofacial Dev

Teaching Interests

Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Development Biology and Microbiology


Selected Recent Publications

  • Influence of the selective COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib on sex differences in blood pressure and albuminuria in spontaneously hypertensive rats., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Meloxicam fails to augment the reno-protective effects of soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibition in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats via increased 20-HETE levels., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Novel molecular triggers underlie valproate-induced liver injury and its alleviation by the omega-3 fatty acid DHA: role of inflammation and apoptosis., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inhibition of 12/15-Lipoxygenase Reduces Renal Inflammation and Injury in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Mice., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Adenosine kinase inhibition protects the kidney against streptozotocin-induced diabetes through anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant mechanisms, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cytochrome P450 metabolites in cardiovascular disease

Department Service

  • departmental Seminar 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Steering committee 2014 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Academic Review Committee 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University senate 2015 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Grievance and dispute resolution 2013 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Clinical Science and Frontier of Vascular Physiology Journals 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) 2012 - Present

  • Pharmacological Research and Vascular Pharmacology 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Clinical Science 2006 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • American Heart Association 2005 - Present